POICTOV. : PICTONUN VICINARUMQUE REGIONUM FIDISS DESCRIPTIO.

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Abraham Ortelius


Poictov. : Pictonun Vicinarumque Regionum Fidiss Descriptio.

Copper plate engraving, c.1592.
14 1/4 x 19 13/16" (361 x 502 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 27003
Price: $300.00
Publisher : Published by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp.
Ortelius is the best known for producing the atlas from which this map comes from, "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, or ÔÇťAtlas of the Whole World". The atlas was immensely popular and was produced for over forty years. This particular impression is from a 1592 Latin text edition. This map of Poitou is based on the cartography of Pierre Rogier. On the back of the map is a description of the region. Maps

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